Because manager Denis Villeneuve decided to divided Frank Herbert’s Dune into 2 movies, audiences person yet to conscionable Shaddam IV, Padishah Emperor of the Known Universe, and the antheral who betrayed House Atreides to their top enemies, House Harkonnen. In David Lynch’s 1984 adaptation of Dune, the Emperor was portrayed by José Ferrer. Now, Deadline is reporting that seasoned histrion Christopher Walken volition play Emperor Shaddam IV successful Dune: Part Two.
Walken’s vocation successful Hollywood spans much than 5 decades and includes roles successful Annie Hall, The Deer Hunter, The Dead Zone, A View To a Kill, True Romance, Pulp Fiction, and galore more. Walken has besides precocious starred successful 2 streaming shows: The Outlaws and Severance.
Florence Pugh was precocious linked to the relation of Shaddam IV’s daughter, Princess Irulan. However, that last casting has not yet been confirmed. The different large summation for the sequel is Austin Butler arsenic the malevolent Feyd-Rautha Harkonnen.
Timothée Chalamet volition reprise his relation arsenic Paul Atreides, the past heir of House Atreides. He volition beryllium joined by Rebecca Ferguson arsenic Lady Jessica, Zendaya arsenic Chani, Josh Brolin arsenic Gurney Halleck, Javier Bardem arsenic Stilgar, Stellan Skarsgård arsenic Baron Vladimir Harkonnen, and Dave Bautista arsenic Beast Rabban Harkonnen.
Dune: Part One was capable to amass $400 cardinal worldwide contempt a simultaneous merchandise connected HBO Max. That’s wherefore Warner Bros. and Legendary Entertainment were truthful speedy to greenish airy the sequel. Villeneuve is presently penning the publication and the sequel is expected to statesman filming this fall.
Warner Bros. volition merchandise Dune: Part Two into theaters connected October 20, 2023.
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